In this episode, Ted and Zach review a milk-based energy drink, debrief the swanky gala, and discuss the life-cycle of a book proposal and the passing away of Ted's blue collar muse Topics: Horchata, Ted Kluck, Zachary Bartels, ACFW
On this episode: A solemn vow to get the Wah-wah-nah back, an indulging of our man-crush on Cliff Graham, why Kevin Costner is the worst actor of all time, a conversation with the one and only Chuck Webis (over an increasingly rough Skype connection), the official Gut Check summer reading list. Topics: Webis, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Robin Hood, Cliff Graham
In this episode: Hipster health food, Canoe Guy, Nigel Feaver, Sophomoric Indignation, Classic film adaptations, Ted's new book Past Time, re:raptured Chapter 2 "Black Eyes" Topics: Gut Check, Zachary Bartels, Nigel Feaver, Ted Kluck
In this episode, Ted and Zach review some Surge, talk with Frank Turk about his Internet persona, discuss royalty statements, and loudly eat and review a dozen tacos. Topics: Gut Check, Frank Turk, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Surge, Tacos
Featured in this episode: a terrible celebrity impersonation, a discussion of different author philosophies re: blurbs, Downton season wrap-up, an embarrassing accidental text, a catalog of crappy Nineties movies, Gut Check's financial non-policies, and our new favorite listener review Topics: Gut Check, Downton, texts, Judgment Night, Ted Kluck, Zachary Bartels
On this final Michigan episode, Ted and Zach discuss the mysterious "missing episode," discuss Tim Tebow and evangelical hope, whether "mean people suck," and a possible next Gut Check project. Topics: gut check, Tebow, Tennessee, Ted Kluck, Zachary Bartels
In this episode, Ted and Zach talk to bestselling author Cliff Graham about publishing, manhood, and introducing himself as "the most polarizing man in Evangelicalism." Topics: Gut Check Press, Cliff Graham, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Lion of War
In this ep: The Last Con relaunch, Michael Hyatt tweets, Zach's failed attempt at tough love, Ted's failed attempt at boots, Smug Veteran Editor, and our brilliant new recurring segment Topics: The Last Con, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Gut Check Press, publicity
In this episode, Ted and Zach discuss storytelling, new books, proper award ceremony etiquette, odd pronunciations, iTunes, and Mark Driscoll. Topics: Driscoll, iTunes, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Gut Check Press, Three Week Professionals, Playing...
Episode 2 of the Gut Check Podcast. Ted and Zach review a rather feminine energy drink, talk about the best places to smoke cigars, and two men shopping at Ikea. www.gutcheckpress.com/podcast/episode02.html Topics: energy drinks, gut check press, publishing, cigars, Chaz Marriot, Mega, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck
From a settee in a sunroom, Ted and Zach discuss: writing conferences, being "Walmart famous," how to spot a predatory agent or editor, a little Chaz wisdom, an exciting pcoming guest, the phenomenal success of re:raptured, and collecting the cell numbers of big-time authors. Topics: writing conferences, agents, Gut Check, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Chaz Marriot
Gut Check Press is publishing "Younger, Restlesser, Reformeder" b y Ted Kluck & Zach Bartels, and Frank interviewed them about the book, Gut Checj, and whatever crossed their mind Topics: Gut Check, Frank Turk, Ted Kluck, Zach Bartels, Pyromaniacs, Blog Tour, interview
Ted and Zach talk at length about the worst movie ever, celebrate five years since their first book dropped, announce the release of their newest book, and chat with internet legend Frank Turk about his latest piece on TeamPyro. Topics: gut check press, raptured, reraptured, anniversary, milestone, Turk, Ted Kluck, Zachary Bartels
In this episode, Ted and Zach discuss being jaded and ruined, The Gut Check Guide to Publishing, Jack Clompis, Book festivals, Ted's new football books, and what is Cliff Graham doing right now? Topics: Long Snapping, book festivals, Ted Kluck, Zachary Bartels, Guru Energy, Rachel Held Evans
In this episode, Ted and Zach walk out on a disgusting energy drink, introduce you to the one and only Chuck Webis, make some puns, and check in with Frank Turk Topics: catwoman, lesbian, Gut Check, Frank Turk, Zachary Bartels, Ted Kluck, Nawgan
In this episode, Ted and Zach analyze the Pacquio/Mayweather fight, showcase some more content from Chuck Webis Studios, and discuss author photos and Christian music videos from the 1980s. Topics: boxing, Degarmo & Key, Ted Kluck, Zachary Bartels, Gut Check Press, podcast, Floyd Mayweather,...